THE Journal's Mobile Computing + Augmented & Virtual Reality Resources
Here you'll find articles covering 1-to-1 computing, BYOD, augmented and virtual reality and all things mobile! Topics range from strategies for managing devices to news and reviews about new hardware and software.
Facebook’s Oculus division is working on a standalone version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, with no wires and no connection to a PC, according to comments made Thursday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Google has changed the name of its popular service Google Apps for Education to G Suite for Education. With this change comes several new features that have been added to some of the apps included in G Suite. These features use “machine intelligence” to facilitate and add more functionalities to Google Apps.
While the book publishing, music publishing and video publishing industries have transitioned successfully from atoms to bits, not so for K-12. Indeed, in K-12 it is early – and confusing – days in transitioning from atom-based textbooks to bit-based digital curricula.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
A judge is allowing Ohio to review certain attendance records at the state’s largest online charter school, the Associated Press reported Monday. The revelation could jeopardize the school’s $106 million in annual funding.
Lifeliqe, a visual learning platform incorporating virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and interactive 3D content, is launching Lifeliqe VR Museum, its first fully VR experience.
Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.
The language conversion tool now utilizes the new Google Neural Machine Translation system, which provides more accurate and speedy translations. Google Translate has launched the system for Chinese to English conversations and plans to roll out the system for other languages in the coming months.
Aceable, an app that teaches teens driving skills, has secured an additional $4 million to expand its presence in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Indiana.
A new massive open online course (MOOC) launching today uses augmented reality (AR) technology to teach about the water cycle — and how to build AR models for future coursework.
Photomath, a free app for iOS and Android devices, enables students to take photos of their handwritten math equations and receive step-by-step instructions for solving the problem.